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Artful Beneficence

Rubin Museum of Art

This book, published in conjunction with the exhibition A Collector's Passion: South Asian Selections from the Nalin Collection shown at the Rubin Museum of Art from June 12 through November 9, 2009, places a distinguished private collection in an art historical context, providing insightful and carefully researched observations about iconography, style, and dating in Himalayan art. Melissa R. Kerin, the primary author, worked closely with the collector and other scholars in the field to present accurate and up-to-date information about each object.

By Melissa R. Kerin

With contributions from Donald Rubin, David R. Nalin, Pratapaditya Pal, and Michael W. Meister


Published: Rubin Museum of Art, New York (June 2009)

Format: SC, 192 pages

Product Dimensions: 9 x 12 x 0.5 inches

ISBN:  978-09772131-6-0



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